District location in Uganda
|• Land||250.8 km2 (96.8 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,800 m (5,900 ft)|
|• Density||838/km2 (2,170/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (EAT)|
Bududa District is bordered by Sironko District to the north, Kenya to the east, Manafwa District to the south, and Mbale District to the west. The district headquarters at Bududa are located approximately 36 kilometres (22 mi), by road, south-east of Mbale, the largest city in the sub-region.
In 1991, the national population census estimated the district population at 79,200. During the 2002 national census, the population was estimated at 123,100, with an annual growth rate of 4 percent. In 2012, the population of the district was estimated at 180,600. The male to female ratio is 1:1. The major language spoken in the district is Lumasaba. The national population census conducted on 27 August 2014 put the population at 210,173.
During the 2012 flood, landslides wreaked this mountainous eastern region as the government made plans to move out residents.
The 2010 Ugandan landslide occurred in the district of Bududa in eastern Uganda on 1 March 2010. The landslide was triggered by heavy rain between 12 pm and 7 pm that day. At least 100 people were believed to have been killed, and 94 bodies were found.Bududa
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